"I don't want to be Mr. Romantic Leading Man. I don't want to be the Dance Dude. I don't want to be the Action Guy. If I had to do any one of those all my life, it'd drive me crazy."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Patrick Swayze on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Patrick Swayze on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Patrick Swayze on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Patrick Swayze on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Patrick Swayze on Fran Lebowitz
"I had a lot of anger because I wasn't happy with the way I had been raised."
"How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you're a dead man? You go to work."
"I like to believe that I've got a lot of guardian warriors sittin' on my shoulder including my dad."
"Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse."
"What's powerful about a love scene is not seeing the act. It's seeing the passion, the need, the desire, the caring, the fear."